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Moto X for T-Mobile drops to $499

So far, the only way to get the Moto X for T-Mobile has been to pay $599.99 and buy it directly from Motorola’s own site. And – although you still have to go through Motorola to get the magenta-flavored version – you now only need to pay $499.99. If you head on over to Motorola.com, you can order either the black or white versions now, for $100 less than the original … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE and HSPA+ network latency comes out on top in comparison with AT&T, Verizon and Sprint

With yesterday’s news and encouragements regarding T-Mobile’s continued expansion of its own LTE network in the States and the gradual upgrading to 10+10 and 20+20 networks, it’s a further “cherry on the top” to hear that our favorite magenta colored carrier scored well on latency tests. In LTE, HSPA+ and HSPA tests, it came out on top of every comparison. Using a panel of over 1 million … [read full article]

T-Mobile expanding MetroPCS LTE branding, adding 15 new markets on November 21st

Along with all the hubbub surrounding T-Mobile’s earnings call yesterday came the news that it wasn’t only keen on expanding its own branded network, but also that of MetroPCS. In an official press release yesterday, the magenta carrier clarified its plans to launch LTE MetroPCS branding in 15 new markets on November 21st. Those markets include: Albuquerque – Santa Fe, NM Cincinnati – Dayton, OH Columbus, OH Denver – Colorado Springs, CO El … [read full article]

Evleaks believes MotoMaker is coming to T-Mobile on Friday

    We’ve yet to hear any confirmation on this, but, @Evleaks – the serial leakers of tech info – has tweeted out today that the MotoMaker customization tool for the Moto X will be available to T-Mobile users from Friday, November 8th. Now, as you will undoubtedly know, the tool is currently an AT&T exclusive with the rest of the US’ major carriers on track to offer its services by November … [read full article]

Take-away from Q3 earnings call: “We’re not done yet”

In my short time here at TmoNews one thing’s become increasingly clear: Many of you are frustrated by the coverage in some areas. Some of those are only a short distance from major metro areas, who get the benefit of the carrier’s fastest available coverage. Incredibly frustrating for you guys, I’m sure. Others – more understandably – are in rural areas of low focus for any carrier. As I’m typing this, T-Mobile’s chiefs … [read full article]

T-Mobile Third Quarter 2013 Results: 1 million new customers, 254 metro areas covered by LTE

Our beloved carrier is set to have its quarterly earnings call at 9am this morning (Eastern Time) in which it’s planning to discuss all results from last quarter. All in all, the third quarter of 2013 has been a fruitful one for Tmo. The carrier added an impressive 1 million net customers, 648,000 of those were branded postpaid customers. What that means is that for the second quarter in a row, T-Mobile has … [read full article]